British military attaché: We appreciate Azerbaijan’s efforts to cooperate with NATO
APA’s interview with Lieutenant Colonel David Ethell, the Tbilisi-based British military attaché on Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia
17:22 19 October
Azerbaijani Security Service seizes counterfeit excise stamps
Azerbaijan’s Sate Security Service seized 619,500 counterfeit excise stamps intended for illegal vodka production in the country, smuggled through the customs control of Azerbaijan-Georgia border, the State Service’s public relations department told APA.
10:29 19 October
Court extends Afgan Mukhtarli’s pretrial detention
Baku’s Nasimi court on Friday extended the pretrial detention of journalist Afgan Mukhtarli, APA has learned.
14:42 13 October
Prison term for Gozal Bayramli extended
Nasimi District Court has extended the prison term of deputy chairperson of the Azerbaijan Popular Front Party (APFP) Gozal Bayramli until December 25, lawyer Zibeyda Sadigova told APA.
13:05 06 October
President Ilham Aliyev receives CEO of Italian Leonardo company - UPDATED
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received Chief Executive Officer of the Italian Leonardo company Alessandro Profumo.
14:57 04 October
Baku holding extreme “Mübarizlər” contest for 1st time
The extreme “Mübarizlər” contest is being held in Baku for the first time.
16:45 23 September
Chief of State Border Service awarded “Flag of Azerbaijan” Order
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on awarding the Order of “Flag of Azerbaijan” to the Chief of the country’s State Border Service, Elchin Guliyev.
15:03 21 September
Azerbaijan detained 47 trespassers last month
Azerbaijan’s border guards detained 47 trespassers in August 2017, the State Border Service told APA.
11:13 11 September
Why did Israel choose Azerbaijan? - ANALYSIS
In recent years, the State of Israel has pursued a multi-vector foreign policy. This policy brings considerable foreign policy dividends to Israel, especially during the voting in international organizations, and in terms of development of economic ties. Israel is a very close ally of the United States and maintains quite good relations with many other countries in American continents. Israel closely cooperates with both European and Asian countries. But there are several countries which have special strategic relations with Israel and the leader of the South Caucasus, Azerbaijan, is one of them.
19:48 07 September
Azerbaijan, Russia to exchange preliminary information about goods, vehicles
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has signed a decree approving the protocol signed on 14 June 2017 between the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan and the Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation on organization of the exchange of preliminary information on goods and vehicles transported through the customs border checkpoints of the two countries, APA reported.
11:08 07 September
Russia, Egypt oppose Myanmar violence, call for control over situation – Putin
Russia and Egypt oppose any violence in Myanmar and call on the authorities of Myanmar to take the situation under control, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday, APA reported citing Sputnik.
12:22 05 September
Court refuses to commute Afgan Mukhtarli’s detention to house arrest
The Baku Court of Appeal considered on Thursday an appeal filed by journalist Afgan Mukhtarli against the court decision on not allowing him to house arrest, APA reported.
16:27 31 August
Azerbaijan’s helicopter joins operation to extinguish forest fires in Georgia
A Ka-32A helicopter, sent to Georgia by Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Emergency Situations, has joined the operation to put out the ongoing forest fires in the Samtskhe-Javakheti region, the ministry’s press service told APA.
18:33 30 August
Azerbaijan again sends helicopter to help Georgia tackle forest fires
Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Emergency Situations again sent a helicopter with a 10-member crew to Georgia to assist in extinguishing the fire that broke out in the resort area of Abastumani on Aug. 29, APA reported.
14:03 30 August
Azerbaijan’s firefighting and rescue forces return home from Georgia
Firefighting and rescue forces of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Emergency Situations, sent to Georgia to assist in extinguishing the fires in Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park, returned home, APA reported citing Georgia’s Emergency Management Agency.
13:13 28 August
Last victim of weapons storage fire in Azerbaijan discharged from hospital
The last person injured in a fire that occurred at a weapons and ammunition storage of a military unit of Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry on Aug. 27 has been discharged from hospital, the Health Ministry’s press service told APA.
11:33 28 August
Special commission set up under Azerbaijani president's instructions to determine cause of fire at weapons storage
Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Emergency Situations and the Office of the Prosecutor General have released a joint statement on a fire that occurred at a weapons and ammunition storage of a military unit of the Ministry of Defense.
14:41 27 August
The first staff of the rescue and fire-fighting team of the MES returned to country from Georgia
The first staff of the rescue and fire-fighting team of the Ministry of Emergency Situations involved in extinguishing forest fires in Georgia, returned to Azerbaijan, APA reports quoting press service of the MES.
21:54 26 August
Azerbaijan’s helicopter involved in tackling fires in Georgia today as well
The ministry’s helicopter together with another helicopter of Georgian Border Police is taking part in the operations on tackling smaller fires, APA’s local bureau reports.
16:04 26 August
Prime Minister of Georgia met with helicopter crew of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan
Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili met with the crew of the helicopters of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan, taking part in extinguishing fires in the Borzhomi-Kharagauli reserve of Georgia, APA’s local bureau reports.
00:41 26 August